Sinclair Broadcast Group

Sr. Data Engineer

2 weeks agoSeattle, WA

Contribute to building a world-class data infrastructure that meets industry-leading operational, technical, and software excellence standards, supporting the most advanced technical solutions in the industry. Lead engineers and other disciplines to meet industry and corporate needs. Take ownership of projects, initiatives, or major system areas.

Key Result Areas:

Coding :

  • Creates and enhances effective data models
  • Implements solutions that are modular, portable, testable, and reliable
  • Owns implementation of an entire sub-system, library, or tool
  • Manages complex interactions between different data models, processing technologies, and data layers
  • Possesses expert knowledge of data handling technology and data architecture
  • Applies proven algorithms, design patterns, and coding techniques to implement designs
  • Analyzes, identifies, and fixes defects within domain code without introducing excessive regressions
  • Delivers well-tested and stable solutions on schedule within their area of responsibility with minimal bugs
  • Drives usage of data best practices and standards; reviews overall data domain to identify areas of improvements and works with individuals to make changes. Goes out of their way to reduce complexity
Knowledge Sharing & Collaboration :
  • Shows initiative beyond knocking tasks off a list; able to identify and suggest areas of future work for themselves or their teams
  • Writes tech specs and identifies risks before starting major projects
  • Proactively removes silos - unafraid to work outside their discipline
  • Can take an epic, break it down into stories, and lead other developers in completing them
  • Mentors junior engineers both technically and culturally
  • Participates extensively in code reviews and provides helpful feedback
  • Takes strong ownership of the team's operational challenges, as well as remediation
Operational Excellence :
  • Jumps in to help debug and triage critical systems as needed
  • Leads efforts to improve data quality and utilization
Learning :
  • Conducts demos / brown bags to help level up the teams' understanding of technologies and processes
  • Understands company dynamics, products, and processes
Communication :
  • Requires very little oversight beyond high-level direction
  • Identifies risks in code, data quality, and design, and communicates these to the appropriate parties
  • Communicates decisions through technical design artifacts, tech talks, and leading team meetings
  • Effectively communicates with a cross-functional audience
  • Communicates effectively with third parties
  • Contributes to hiring efforts (interviewing, resume review, etc.)
Above the Line :
  • Authentic Communication - listening more often than speaking; giving speaker full attention and focus on their content rather than thinking about how to respond; ensuring your own message is understood (asking for feedback); avoiding ambiguous verbiage
  • Constructive Negotiation - work collaboratively with your team and across the organization to move things forward in a constructive way
  • Impeccable Coordination - ensure all key stakeholders are aligned and informed of progress toward goals and objectives
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

About Us

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let's talk.

The base salary compensation range for this role is $165,000 to $195,000. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location. Full time positions are eligible for benefits that include participation in a retirement plan, quarterly and annual incentive plan bonuses, life and disability insurance, health, dental and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, 15 paid vacation days, 2 paid personal days, 9 paid holidays, 40 hours of paid sick leave, parental leave, and employee stock purchase plan.

Client-provided location(s): Seattle, WA, USA
Job ID: sinclair-9903

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • Fertility Benefits
  • Work Flexibility
    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks
    • Snacks
    • Holiday Events
    • Company Outings
  • Vacation and Time Off
    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
  • Professional Development
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
  • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program

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